Mr. David Q. Williams, age 86, of Taylorsville, passed away on Wednesday. December 16, 2020 at Catawba Valley Medical Center after an extended illness. David was born on June 23, 1934 in Alexander County, the son of the late Willie D. and Etta Mae Childers Williams. David joined the United States Air Force and retired with 22 years of service. He later worked for the North Carolina Department of Corrections. In His younger years, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding his motorcycle. Later in life, he enjoyed watching the NASCAR races, the Carolina Panthers and Old Westerns. Including his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Bernadine Santia Williams and brothers, Bob, Lynn, Mack and Talmadge Williams.
Those left to cherish and honor his memory include his son Mike Williams and wife Kathy, daughters Debbie Fox and husband, Richard and Catherine Williams: grandchildren, Jonathan Williams and Ashley Reese and husband Matthew and great grandchildren, Victoria and Anderson Reese, brothers and sisters- in- laws, Wayne Williams and wife Annette, Jerry Williams, Ronnie Williams, Jane Williams, Joann Williams and Nancy Santia: sisters Margaret Moose and Alice Crouch; and a host of nieces and nephews.
The body will lie-in-state at Alexander Funeral Service on Friday, December 18, 2020 from 9:30 am until 5:00 pm and Saturday from 9:00 am until 12 Noon. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Mark Robinette officiating.
Covid-19 restrictions apply to all service.